Whaley, Gipson heading to runoff in Senate 10, Taylor wins House race

Neal Whaley, the only candidate not to declare a party preference, was the leading vote-getter in Tuesday’s Senate District 10 special election….

…Sharon Gipson, a 52-year-old Holly Springs attorney and former alderwoman, finished second with 1,403 votes or 25.1 percent and will face Whaley in a Nov 28 runoff….

…In another Northeast Mississippi legislative special election, it appeared late Tuesday night, Cheikh Taylor, who runs a nonprofit in Starkville, garnered about 60 percent of the vote to avoid a runoff in House District 38.

Daily Journal
11/7/17